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Intelligent Assistive Robots

Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities

  • Samer Mohammed
  • Juan C. Moreno
  • Kyoungchul Kong
  • Yacine Amirat

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 106)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-12
  2. Nicola Vitiello, Calogero Maria Oddo, Tommaso Lenzi, Stefano Roccella, Lucia Beccai, Fabrizio Vecchi et al.
    Pages 1-40
  3. Enrique Hortal, Andrés Úbeda, Eduardo Iáñez, José M. Azorín
    Pages 77-102
  4. Anselmo Frizera Neto, Arlindo Elias, Carlos Cifuentes, Camilo Rodriguez, Teodiano Bastos, Ricardo Carelli
    Pages 103-131
  5. Rafael Raya, Eduardo Rocon, Eloy Urendes, Miguel A. Velasco, Alejandro Clemotte, Ramón Ceres
    Pages 133-156
  6. Hatice Kose, Neziha Akalin, Rabia Yorganci, Bekir S. Ertugrul, Hasan Kivrak, Semih Kavak et al.
    Pages 157-184
  7. Dylan F. Glas, Koji Kamei, Takayuki Kanda, Takahiro Miyashita, Norihiro Hagita
    Pages 235-273
  8. Jong-Hwan Kim, Sheir Afgen Zaheer, Si-Jung Ryu
    Pages 275-295
  9. Abdelghani Chibani, Antonis Bikakis, Theodore Patkos, Yacine Amirat, Sofiane Bouznad, Naouel Ayari et al.
    Pages 297-316
  10. Toshio Fukuda, Jian Huang, Pei Di, Kosuge Sekiyama
    Pages 317-337
  11. Sehoon Oh, Yoichi Hori
    Pages 339-369
  12. Kazuo Kiguchi, Yoshiaki Hayashi
    Pages 371-383
  13. Samer Mohammed, Weiguang Huo, Hala Rifaï, Walid Hassani, Yacine Amirat
    Pages 385-400
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 447-448

About this book


This book deals with the growing challenges of using assistive robots in our everyday activities along with providing intelligent assistive services. The presented applications concern mainly healthcare and wellness such as helping elderly people, assisting dependent persons, habitat monitoring in smart environments, well-being, security, etc. These applications reveal also new challenges regarding control theory, mechanical design, mechatronics, portability, acceptability, scalability, security, etc.



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Editors and affiliations

  • Samer Mohammed
    • 1
  • Juan C. Moreno
    • 2
  • Kyoungchul Kong
    • 3
  • Yacine Amirat
    • 4
  1. 1.LiSSi LaboratoryUniversity Paris-Est/UPECVitry-sur-SeineFrance
  2. 2.Bioengineering Group (GBIO)Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)MadridSpain
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical Engineering Robotic Systems Control LaboratorySogang UniversitySeoulKorea, Republic of (South Korea)
  4. 4.LiSSi LaboratoryUniversity Paris-Est/UPECVitry-sur-SeineFrance

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Intelligent Assistive Robots
  • Book Subtitle Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities
  • Editors Samer Mohammed
    Juan C. Moreno
    Kyoungchul Kong
    Yacine Amirat
  • Series Title Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics
  • Series Abbreviated Title Spr.Tracts in Adv.Robotics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-12921-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-38166-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-12922-8
  • Series ISSN 1610-7438
  • Series E-ISSN 1610-742X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 448
  • Number of Illustrations 79 b/w illustrations, 184 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Control and Systems Theory
    Artificial Intelligence
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“The volume presents a snapshot of recent technological developments involving a diverse collection of applications and contexts … . this book would be most valuable as one of a number of starting points for readers looking for a flavor of the breadth and diversity of technological advances needed to make progress in this dynamic field of growing importance.” (L. Sonenberg, Computing Reviews, October, 2015)